Coastal Environments and Global Change

Rating: Gerd Masselink and Roland Gehrels. eds. 2104. Coastal Environments and Global Change. Wiley. ISBN 987 0 470 65659 4. “I must go down to the sea again…” Coastal areas – sources of enjoyment, wonder, human activity and, of course, highly dynamic geophysical and biological systems. Coasts have always been a major attraction to people but now, the pressure is so great in some areas that the ecosystem health of the area is under threat. This might be less obvious […]

LWEC

Living with Environmental Change –  the LWEC is “an ambitious and innovative partnership of UK government departments and agencies, devolved administrations, local government and research councils“.  The site might be modest but it houses a wealth of information that could be used easily by senior school students. There are numerous on-going projects that could provide excellent resources for a range of  ecological and environmental courses.   One of the key links would be to the UK’s Ecosystem Assessment programme.